The group is the most fundamental object you will study in abstract algebra. Groups generalize a wide variety of mathematical sets: the integers, symmetries of shapes, modular arithmetic, NxM matrices, and much more. After learning about groups in detail, you will then be ready to continue your study of abstract algebra be learning about rings, fields, modules and vector spaces. Our sincere thanks go out to our VIP Patron, Matt Peters. Matt supported us on Patreon, and thanks to his generous donation, we were able to make this video. Thank you for helping make this video happen, Matt! ************** To​ ​help​ ​us​ continue making advanced math ​videos,​ ​you​ ​can​ ​support​ Socratica at: ​Patreon​: Socratica Paypal: We also accept Bitcoin! :) Our​ ​address​ ​is: 1EttYyGwJmpy9bLY2UcmEqMJuBfaZ1HdG9 Thank​ ​you!! ************** We recommend the following textbooks: Dummit & Foote, Abstract Algebra 3rd Edition Milne, Algebra Course Notes (available free online) ************** You​ ​can​ ​also​ ​follow​ ​Socratica​ ​on: -​ ​Twitter:​ ​@socratica -​ ​Instagram:​ ​@SocraticaStudios -​ ​Facebook:​ ​@SocraticaStudios ******** Teaching​ ​Assistant:​ ​​ ​Liliana​ ​de​ ​Castro Written​ ​&​ ​Directed​ ​by​ ​Michael​ ​Harrison Produced​ ​by​ ​Kimberly​ ​Hatch​ ​Harrison

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